Jesse Schatz

Jesse Schatz


Jesse A. Schatz specializes in strategic communications and intelligence-gathering for a diverse portfolio of accounts spanning Washington, D.C., Riyadh, and Dubai. Schatz is skilled at helping clients navigate complex geopolitical landscapes and communicate effectively across cultures and borders.

Prior to joining Qorvis, Schatz was an intelligence analyst for clients in Abu Dhabi, where he utilized data analytics, social media, and research tools to deliver compelling communications and analyses in English and Arabic.

Before working in Abu Dhabi, he worked for the Gulf International Forum in Washington, D.C., where he honed his skills in policy analysis and cross-cultural communication. In this role, he edited several English-language print and digital publications, authored policy papers and speeches, conducted media analysis, and organized high-profile events.

He graduated with a B.A. in Africana Studies from Vassar College in New York. While in the UAE, he worked to enhance his skills in Gulf Arabic dialect at the Ramsa Institute in Dubai. He’s been recognized as one of the Middle East Policy Council’s 40 Under 40.